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Students Discuss and Debate the Presidential Election at College


DATE: October 20, 2008

CONTACT: Lisa Saunders

(845) 574 - 4244



Students Discuss and Debate the Presidential Election
at SUNY Rockland Community College


Suffern, NY - SUNY Rockland Community College students will hold a panel discussion and a debate on the national presidential election. Both events are free and open to the public.


Monday, October 27, Noon – 1 p.m.
Student Union, Room 3214
Panel Discussion: "Who Will Be the Next President of the United States?" There will be a representative of each presidential candidate from local campaign committees. The presidential election and economy will be discussed.
For more information, contact John Marra, Coordinator, Student Activities, 845-574-4302,


Monday, November 3, 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Technology Center, Ellipse, (Room 8180)
Campus Debate
Resolved: that John McCain would make a better president than Barack Obama.
Students Stuart Grist and Michael Croce will argue for Senator John McCain and Heather Lothrop and Chad Agrawal will argue for Senator Barack Obama.
For more information, contact Andrew Jacobs, Professor, Speech, and Debate Coach, at 845-574-4543,


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Rockland Community College, a unit of the State University of New York, is located 25 miles northwest of NYC. The majority of its students transfer to four-year colleges, and many find immediate employment upon earning their associate's degree or certificate. The College also offers others, from preschoolers to senior citizens, the opportunity to simply learn something new. Quality a price you can afford.

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